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The Floating Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An amazing scientific discovery in 1830 leads to a government cover-up spanning two centuries and two continents, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Replete with dark psychosexual overtones, the Floating Man is a mystery thriller that takes place in both past and present as fictional and historical characters collide.
The Adventure of Black Drop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes, resurrected here a hundred years after his last canonical case, is forced to take on more than one case simultaneously. Will he survive this diabolical blow to his modus operandi, while striving to repair an estranged friendship with faithful Dr. Watson, and navigating the smoke and mirrors set up at the corner of every street of Victorian London by his nemesis, Prof. Moriarty?
La Rivière contrariée
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: French. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Un roman policier historique à rebondissements pour découvrir, comme si vous en étiez, l'invraisemblable aventure d'un canal pour bateaux sous la crête des Ardennes (1830). Une troublante intrigue à tiroirs. De l’Histoire, des histoires, des personnages de roc et de cire, en pleine tourmente politique et sociale. Un récit-immersion captivant, explosif et sensuel.
Capturing Sir Dunnicliffe
Series: The Star Elite, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Torn between his desire for Harriett, and his duties as one of the Star Elite, decisions don't come more difficult for Hugo when someone tries to take her life, and he finds himself becoming her bodyguard!Can he really send his future father-in-law to jail if he is guilty?Will his obligation to carry out his orders cost him the only woman who has ever come close to touching this warrior's heart?
A Life of Death: 1
Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
The Pictorial Adventure
Series: Kiska Highland Adventure, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and mystery follow a young girl on the adventure of a lifetime. Kiska McDervan has been looking forward to a summer of working on her art projects after high school graduation. But when her father receives a job offer in England, her life is suddenly turned upside down and she finds herself in the middle of a historical mystery.
Cold Blood, and Good Theater, In Old Time Manitowoc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An old opera house, a dark mansion, and good old fashioned clues, suspects, and detective work: "Cold Blood, and Good Theater, In Old Time Manitowoc" takes the reader on a wonderful and nostalgically satisfying tour of crime solving in the days before DNA and high tech police equipment.
Hell In Paradise
Series: Read A Movie, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nadia Tanner, a young bride, arrives with her husband, Phillip, near a tribal village in post World War II New Guinea. Here she becomes the obsession of a convicted murder who believes she is his sister he killed returned from the dead. He escapes comfignment and kidnappes the young woman dragging her naked through the jungle as the authorities give chase.
The Dark Side Of Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
The Devils of Los Angeles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At 18 years old, Selma went to LA for education. Now, she's missing, and her godfather is hunting. His search will take him into the dark underbelly of big, bad 1970s America. In the City of Angels, devils wear pleasing faces. Heaven help any who get in this godfather's way. C. C. Blake's first novel is a gripping a crime thriller recalling the best of the Fawcett Gold Medal and Hard Case Crime.
The Straw Buyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A murder mystery that illustrates a main cause of the Great Recession, told by Detectives Judy Prior and Alexis Kinyara who were assigned to investigate possible bank fraud in Sarasota, Florida. Their inquiry led to murder and a coverup of mortgage fraud that was encouraged by Wall Street bankers’ insatiable appetites for subprime mortgages, repackaged as complex financial instruments.
Blackheath — An Elathien Solo Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Insane Angel Studios. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The Blackheath Refuge is home to the victims of the most powerful magic in the Elder Kingdoms -- those wounded in body and mind by dark mana, ancient curses, and the hunger of the undead. When an invisible killer is unleashed within the refuge, the brash investigator Elathien Solo must contend with indifferent authorities and a young patient's terrible secret as she searches for the truth.
Sleight of Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
One foot planted in tradition, the other stepping into the unknown, Margaret Morehouse finds herself at a personal crossroads in 1910 Los Angeles. Appointed one of the nation’s first policewomen with arrest powers, Margaret searches for two missing women and struggles to identify an abandoned corpse. Surrounded by intrigue, she battles personal, social, and psychological demons.
Last Role of the Dice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Retired veteran Ronald Wallace is an old man quietly living out his remaining years in lonely isolation, waiting for the inevitable. Since leaving the RAF after the War he has lead a very ordinary life and does his best to suppress many haunting memories of his wartime service. But the death of an old friend, Hutch, brings a puzzle from beyond the grave which shatters his ordered way of life.
The Mystic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,230. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Turn of the century London, a time of wonder. Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle race against time to stop a serial killer before he kills again! This taut mystery leads us into the world of magic and ancient lore as we follow its twists and turns through a series of murders and baffling clues worthy of Conan Doyle's literary creation, the great detective, Sherlock Holmes!
The Adventures of Heron
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a series of crimes, he learns the unexpected value of the inventor's unique knowledge. Five Mysteries from Ancient Alexandria The Price of Numbers The Weight of Gold The Blood of the Gods The Virtues of Madness The Curse of the Gorgon
Love Is Not Proud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by eTreasures Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Love Is Not Proud is a suspense-filled historical romance and a murder mystery set in Renaissance Florence, Italy.
What the Silk Mercer's Daughter Saw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Poor William Halsey. An impoverished younger son, his one chance for riches - and to win the hand of the woman he loves - are dashed when his racehorse, The Miller of Dee, is found dead under mysterious circumstances. It's just the sort of case for Bow Street Runner Theo Bryght, who encounters not only dark passions and devastating secrets in this new mystery, but his own chance for love as well.
Pick-Off Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Pick-Off Play" is a Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery story set in 1913.
The Curse of the Gorgon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District must solve a dubious crime involving a wretched family of Alexandrian nobility without the help of Heron—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—he learns the true horror of family curses.